I enjoyed this piece in The Atlantic about the ‘battle for the best employee perks’, charting the lengths that Silicon Valley companies – Google, Evernote, Skype and so on – are willing to go to keep their staff happy and working hard (and by extension keep their staff). And I totally want one of these to aid my own ‘management practice’:

The roving, Webcam-enabled robot that Phil Libin, Evernote’s CEO, uses to check in with employees is a practical (if beady-eyed) way to facilitate worker-boss communication when Libin is out of town.


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